Atlanta Rail Corridor Archive

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  • Tags: New South

A short story titled 'The New South' highlighting the importance of the changing political and economic landscape of the South.

Bird's eye view drawing of the 1895 Cotton States and International Exposition grounds in Piedmont Park.

The woman featured is the personification of the new South, rising from the ashes of the Civil War. In her arms she holds the bounty of agriculture and of industry, representing the Southern rise to prosperity. Behind the lady personification of theā€¦

In this cartoon image, prosperity in the form of free labor appears to be standing on the tools of industry while gazing at the Cotton States Exposition.